Friday, May 10, 2013

Captain Buzzell Sent Home For Burial

Sunday, May 10, 1863

The body of Captain Lewis Buzzell of Company F was disinterred and embalmed for transport for burial in his home town of Barrington, New Hampshire. The regimental band played for the procession as it moved to the railroad station nearly three miles from camp.1

1S. Millett Thompson, Thirteenth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : A Diary Covering Three Years and a Day (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 157.

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